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currently by 1%. >> thailand will be facing early elections after the prime minister dissolves parliament or said she would do that. her decision came after the resigned enarty masse. what is the latest? morning. those protesters are continuing on their weight to the government house. nine separate protest marches and thousands of people come supporters of the democratic party, and the protest opposition leaders saying the fact that yingluck dissolved parliament and called for fresh elections, it is simply not enough. this is something we're watching closely. the protesters have called for an unelected council in favor of the democratic process. they're not happy with yingluck and her family. her brother was a former prime minister of thailand. yingluck had offered to hold a national referendum. it comes as the protest movement deepens. the violence is something both sides want to avoid. that is what we will be watching closely today as they make their way across the city. and terms of the scene on the ground, it is business as usual. traffic is moving better than it .ould on a normal wee
. this is not so bad. >> we are also waiting for official results from india's state elections. the opposition has be seen at the big winner. beginnal state will counting today. paul's point to the national vote which must be held by may. let's have a look at the prospects of the trading week over there and what happened on friday as well. it was higher by about 0.3%. we could be building on that. a group of investors is said to be considering a bid for the qantas fleet. that would offer the struggling carrier a cash lifeline. let's find out more. is this proposal exactly? i am assuming it is going to be -- >> exactly. these are fairly common transactions in the airline industry. qantas already has a fair amount of its fleet sold, about 2.9 billion according to its latest reports. there is another 7.2 billion there. wooleyoup led by greg has been involved with qantas for a while. been in globally aviation asset management. he was involved with some of the group who was launching the 2007 takeover of qantas. .e has proposed to come forward that would offer qantas a good bit of cash upfront which is
in prison. he was the first black elected president of stojakovic in 1994. let's learn more about his life. >> a freeman taking his first steps into a new south africa. >> from prisoner to president. nelson mandela's 1990 release from jail signaled the end of south africa's racist policy of apartheid. he would go on to become the untry's first true democratically elected leader. >> i, nelson mandela do here swear to be faithful to the republic of south africa. >> born to a chief of a small village, mandela was one of 13 children and the first member of his family to attend school. in the 1930's he began opposing authority and the authorities that made colored south africans second-class citizens. as white south africa became more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of the african national congress, mandela led violent sabbatini town hall attacks and was arrested and tried in 1962. he would spend 27 years in jail, but he was never forgotten. eventually international and internal pressure led the president to announce apartheid would be dismantled and mandela would walk free
policy of apartheid. on to become the country's first truly democratically elected leader. >> i, nelson mandela, do hereby to be faithful to the republic of south africa. a born in a small village to local chief, mandela was one of 13 children and the first member of his family to attend school. in the 1940's, he began opposing minority's policy of apartheid laws that segregated society. first, mandela was inspired by approach of nonviolent resistance. as white south africa became more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of the african national congress, mandela led violent sabotage attacks and was arrested and in 1962. he would spend 27 years in jail. he was never forgotten. eventually, international and internal pressure led president klerk to announce apartheid would be dismantled and mandela would walk free. rather than seek richer view showing, nelson mandela reached oppressors.ormer he tried to heal a divided nation. and the clerk -- de klerk shared the nobel peace prize. >> in 1994, he voted for the with millions of his fellow black south africans. became a state
became the first elected black president. has died atmandela 95. we'll have more later in the show. meantime, our top tech story, twitter has added the first woman to their board effective immediately. she was ceo of pearson until last year. twitter faced controversy for not having a woman board member. "there could not be a more exciting time to join." what is the latest? >> this was a priority to have tha woman joing the board. there are a number of things her the right candidate . she is smart and a forward thinking person. speaking with someone who worked with her, she pushed the envelope on the industry. the international experience and media experience is helpful for where twitter is now. certainly questions about twitter's business and she can help in those areas. and emily, you had that great interview on ipo day shedding light on this process. here is what he said to you on that day. >> it is very important to us not to ask someone to join the board and sign off of registration statements before spending time with the company. we didn't think it was respectful. we'll have
elections. we are live in bangkok. wto delivers a global deal that at one chilean dollars to the global economy. a $1 trillion to the global economy. >> welcome to "countdown." i am mark barton. >> i am anna edwards. is a bloomberg news exclusive. shinzo abe says there are no and to abenomics. he talks about how japanese companies can stay competitive under his policies. regarding the corporate tax starting next fiscal year, we decided to reduce by 2.4% and we will be moving forward with reviews and studies on how corporate tax should be in order for japanese companies to stay competitive. thee will have a more from exclusive interview throughout the program. >> ukraine. protesters have flooded the streets of the capital among speculation that the president is going to sign up to a russian trade bloc. david tweed is there. angela merkel must be keeping a close eye on that. >> i want to give you an idea on how much of the german media and political establishment -- i want to show the right side the newspaper. this is the picture on the front and is also on the front of several other nati
's local elections. show the majority of the united socialist party won at least 44% of votes in the mayoral elections. he may get more support after imposing price controls to fight inflation. there are victories in caracas and several other cities. he appeared on tv an average of 90 minutes a day. that is today's latin america report. may be he can fill in for me next time eric is out. we are 26 past the hour. bloomberg is taken you on the markets. let's head to ruby tuesday's. the company has hired goldman to explore a sale according to that wire. they are still down year to date but they are having a bit of positive momentum today. and cisco has agreed to by u.s. foods for 3.5 billion dollars in the largest food distribution deal in north america in over 80 years. -- in over eight years. and the stock is at the highest level since 2004. todayld's is falling after disappointing same-store sales. oneu.s. market makes up third of macdonald's revenues. they were using happy meal treats from frozen may be more people would be in there. when we come back, congress going small. n
to entitlements until we have another big election or some kind of big economic shock that forces these lawmakers to come together. the house is a big part of the problem but the senate is becoming a big part of the problem as well. this goes back to politics and the fact that individual lawmakers, republicans specifically are so concerned about challenges from the right instead of having a democrat challenge them that they are not going to cut a deal that makes them look like they are not conservative. >> they only have about a week left, will anything they will get done? >> there are things they have to get done. this year, we have unemployment insurance expiring for 1.3 million americans. there is a farm bill that is expiring. you can see shocks in the dairy market. there is also other housekeeping things. we will confirm another fed governor. there's a lot that needs to be addressed. >> they will be leaving town in a week or so with the lowest approval rating of any congress ever. this is probably the least productive congressional session, certainly that i have ever seen. do they care? >> wh
for the prime minister to stand down. prime minister xinhua truck called for new elections in an effort to diffuse the public anger against her -- prime minister shinawatra called for new elections. with the commodities report, su keenan joins us with details. >> two of the biggest movers in commodities, orange juice and natural gas, have everything to do with the weather. a bull market as dry weather threatened the output in florida. 20%, as youre than can see on the right-hand side of the chart. it is the smallest crop since 1990. the four-month high in futures --ces meanwhile, natural gas is the other big gainer, and a big winter storm pounded texas and tennessee, pushing gas -- nat gas to a six-month high. is an additional three to six inches forecast across northern new york and new england as well as washington, d.c., and temperatures are well, aboutdrop, as 15% below normal. and some areas not usually subjected to snow, it included eagles game in philadelphia, turning it into a "snow bowl." there are bullish bets for natural gas. gas, energyatural futures were lower across the bo
are waiting for official results from india state elections. the opposition is seen as the big winner. he is ahead in three state polls. they give a pointer to the national vote which much be held by monday. could add aeal that trillion dollars to the economy. u.s. compliments on food subsidies in a latin american block. president obama praised the draft agreement. analysts say it will do more to salvage the long-running doha round of talks and to solve food shortages and tell global commerce. more on this deal later. we're going to hear. the u.s. and japanese economies will recover the most next year. find out more from the chief economist when "first up" returns. ♪ >> australia's largest insurer shares are plunging, the biggest drop in 12 years up down 21%. it is paired off that one. unexpected net loss of about $250 million. it is due to write-downs at the north american operations. this is a stock where watching for you this morning. qbe falling the most in 12 years. that will be one of the lacquers on the sx 200. on tuesday a hearing is due to begin. into the asian on the crash. ha
another big election or some kind of big economic shock that forces these lawmakers to come together. the house is a big part of the problem but the senate is becoming a big part of the problem as well. this goes back to politics and the fact that individual lawmakers, republicans specifically are so concerned about challenges from the right instead of having a democrat challenge them that they are not going to cut a deal that makes them look like they are not conservative. >> they only have about a week left, will anything they will get done? >> there are things they have to get done. this year, we have unemployment insurance expiring for 1.3 million americans. there is a farm bill that is expiring. you can see shocks in the dairy market. there is also other housekeeping things. we will confirm another fed governor. there's a lot that needs to be addressed. >> they will be leaving town in a week or so with the lowest approval rating of any congress ever. this is probably the least productive congressional session, certainly that i have ever seen. do they care? >> when you ask them a
-- elected by the people. >> even president clinton thinks we have done damage in the ?nternational community >> i would not call the president wrong in his beliefs. i think he had a great term. i think he had different challenges. i think we have serious international perception problems and trust issues we will have to rebuild. >> i recently sat down with the nsa director. talked about what the nsa could and could not do. he spoke a little bit about the technology involved. i would like everyone to take a quick listen. have great insight into terror risk. if a terrorist is calling into the united states, have you know if that is a good number or bad number? the nsa has the job of figuring out if it is about person calling, and give it to the the eye. this is hyped out in the press. everyone says they must be listening to everything. we are not.eally nonetheless, a ton of bad press of snowdens a result and all the attention. how did they come back this right now? combat this right now? >> the intelligence community as a whole has realized in the wake of this one of the things they are look
democratically elected leader. >> the faithful for the republic of south africa. to ae in a small village local chief, mandela was one of 13 children and a first member of his family to attend school. in the 1940's, he began opposing the white minority's i'll see of apartheid, laws that segregated and made colored south africans second -- second-class citizens. at first, mandela was inspired by gandhi's approach of nonviolent resistance. as white south africa became more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of the national international he was arrested and tried in 1962. he was then 27 years in jail and was never forgotten. eventually, international and internal pressure led to announcing it would be dismantled and he would walk free. rather than seek recognition, nelson mandela reached out to his former pressures -- oppressors. he shared the nobel peace prize. >> we want them to feel safe. the will appreciate in death and what they have made. >> he voted for the first time with millions of this fellow black and. statesman, an international icon. despite struggles -- >> free of
great leaders. nelson mandela emerged from 27 years in prison to become south africa's first elected black president, dying yesterday at the age of 95. the comments of about mandela from former u.s. vice president al gore, the democratic alliance leader, and chris williams. is probablyndela the preeminent global leader for his life of courage and commitment, and inspires me. >> nelson mandela is our george washington. he has a legacy internationally, and his legacy is primarily ,econciliation, redress constitutionalism, and the rule of law, open market economies, diversity, and non-racialism. >> i am extremely sad. it is tragic news. just remind it what an extraordinary and inspiring man nelson mandela was. my thoughts are with him and his family. >> i want to introduce you now to an ambassador who has dealt with nelson mandela in the past, the first woman u.s. ambassador to south africa, and the senior director for african affairs at the national security council, currently a distinct professor at carnegie mellon university and also the director of the carnegie center for internatio
on to become the country's first truly democratically elected leader. >> i nelson mandela do hereby swear to be faithful to the republic of south africa. >> born to a local chief, mandela was one of 13 children and the first member of his family to atend school. apartheid that made colored south africans second class citizens. as white south africa became more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing to have african national congress, the a.m.c., he led violent, sabotage attacks and was arrested and tried in 1962. he would spend 27 years in jail, but he was never forgotten. 4 eventually international and internal pressure led president declercq to announce apartheid would be dismantled and mandela would walk free. but he reached out to his former oppressors and tried to heal a divided nation. in 1993, he and declercq shared the nobel peace prize. > fellow south africans. we appreciate the con contribution they have made to the development of this country. >> in 1994, he voted for the first time with millions of his fellow black south africans. he became a statesman, an interna
spokesman says new elections will be held by 2.bruary he prime minister dissolved parliament yesterday. opposition lawmakers quit parliament to join the protests. buses ls in ukraine say loaded with interior ministry to kiev.e headed hundreds of thousands of protesters have been blocking demanding buildings the government step down. they are angry off reports the a sident is ready to sign trade pact controlled by russia. european at how markets are faring. the heart of europe and france and u.k. under pressure. rest of the markets faring a little better. tapering the timing on the right side and with coming through chinese data and german data today.on as far as the overall come rs. of the industry -- complexion of the groups you see under pressure. these two groups feature hard and heavy in the u.k. seeing some of the miners come a little lower. there are they key speakers at federal reserve today. give ite hawkish who will us more tone and whether it on the bloomberg survey we could see tapering arlier than originally estimated. eking out the smallest of gains detective, dow jones.
of apartheid. he would go on to become the country's first truly democratically elected leader. >> i do hereby promise to be faithful to the republic of south africa. wasorn to a local chief, he one of 13 children and the first member of his family to attend school. he began opposing the white minority a policy of apartheid, laws that segregated society and made colored south africans second-class citizens. byst, mandela was moved gandhi. more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of led ational congress, he violent sabotage attacks and was arrested and tried in 1962. he would spend 27 years in jail that he was never forgotten. eventually, international and to sayl pressure led apartheid would be dismantled down the mandela would walk free. rather than seek richer view hising, he reached out to former oppressors trying to heal a divided nation. 1990 three, they shared the nobel peace prize. for fellow south africans and we want them to is crucial toh the contribution they have made towards a democratic party. >> he voted for the first time in 1994 with millions of his fellow bla
doesn't get people elected. that's the problem with these politicians. >> to the election the "new york times" says the article on the three democrat senators, the southern democrats that are left, are they moving towards a budget resolution because the democrats are so concerned about losing the senate? >> the democrats are worried about losing the senate for a variety of reasons but it will have more to do with the health care law than the budget. but yes, those folks are worried about their seats. they don't want to see anything that causes pain in terms of their electoral chances. another government shutdown might help democrat's chances because republicans would be blamed. so there's some odd politics but yes those senators are worried about their seats. and harry reid is worried about holding on to the gavel in the senate chamber but it's not a huge risk compared to few months ago. >> thank you very much. we'll continue with david stockman. fired up about chairman bernanke. >> we wouldn't have it any other way. coming up, a merger set to close today. what are the ingredients for s
.k.re austerity for the 17 months before the elections in your neck of the woods, it looks like they are sticking with austerity. forecasts are a little more bullish than they were this time last year. >> hans, we are looking at apple and china. a huge story. apple will be able to sell their network inside china mobile. some 800 million customers, subscribers. that is seven times bigger than verizon. the question is, will they have any dropped calls? >> talk about the ecb and a moment. let's stay with tech. the google backed bill set for the house vote in washington. are a variety of efforts to regulate and on attand what is going google. anytime the u.s. gets involved, you can expect that it is a first step. if we do see progress on this legislation today, this is just a first step. a lot more has to happen. google's lobbyists can influence whatever comes out of it. --central-bank staff. central banks day, ecb and boe. >> we have got the u.k. at noon london time and then draghi at :45 frankfurt time. what more can draghi do? what will they give for inflation and economic growth forecasts? since
of wayne us areas. the economy there collapsed. that plays into capitalism. >> when he was elected, many people did not know who he was. we are still learning about him and his time. also, his interactions with the poor. he is someone who is always reached out. >> the phrase that i use is ripped up the script. we just saw images of desmond tutu. the anglican experience against the africana experience in south africa. with in the religion of south africa, there has been so much to mull. -- tumult. catholic, what do you see for south africa as they try to move forward? this is a huge issue. >> nelson mandela was a huge, unifying figure. even in the last years of his life, he still helped people together. what will happen among these groups in the coming days and years will be critical. >> when you see south africa, do you perceive that religion still is front and center? i believe that he was in a methodist school coming out of the tribes way back. his religion still important there? >> i think that the anglican church still has a presence there. it can definitely play a role. >> part of t
election question? >> a lot to resolve in washington. also coming up, ford has a new must end. will the new revamped model used the brand? >> ♪ >> tomorrow, jobs day, 8:30 a.m. in the morning. onerage on bloomberg radio, bloomberg television. betty liu will go beneath the headline data at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow morning. this morning on "in the loop" you have something of going on. >> a slew of news. but i'm excited to see the new mustang coming out from fort. in brilliant orchid -- >> no, it is radiant orchid. is furtherht say it evidence that manufacturing in the united states is coming back. we will see more and more jobs. the gary shilling will be joining us and he says, forget that. that is all a bunch of baloney. any factoring jobs in the united states are not coming back. in thefacturing jobs united states are not coming back and what you see is a blip on the screen. like w, don't you? >> it is a rumor. -- you reportedlysomebody the world -- >> very good. i am motivated. oh wait. is it too early? >> we have been up since 2:00. 5:00 p.m. in belgrade. it is perfect this morning. whiskey
opportunity to strike a larger deal. they will not cut a grand bargain. certainly with the election coming up, no way they won't mess with entitlements. if that is the case, then a anll deal loan may be option. at least something they could build off of. >> how do you think the tea party will build on this? >> they will not like some things in this. there are some things in here that not everyone likes. there talking about an aviation can -- security fee. that is one issue. it, but ao not like lot of conservatives and democrats think that is not the right way to approach it. they are talking about tightening entitlement programs. democrats, particularly locally, do not like that. they are also talking about the democrats wanting to extend unemployment benefits. that will be about $25 million. nancy pelosi said this would be a deal killer. she backed off of that a little bit. with this jobs report, there will be questions. is it necessary to extend those again? >> that just makes me wonder, how much hard work has to be done on the democratic side? the easy conclusion to jump to is that paul ry
were. back in when i went 1998, which was about four years the first re-election, a friend of mine invited me to out on to the beach. and i had never stepped on the beach before because it had "whites only" and i didn't feel capable of stepping -- and walking on to beach, it was like shields were lifted from my eyes because to see the been able beauty of capetown before. families, muslim families, asian families, white families running on the beach. to nelson mandela. >> absolutely. >> pretty incredible. liberations. >> thank you so much to our entire panel. bright, selloake hatang. we'll be back after this break. >> all this week we've been talking about bubbles in housing, stocks, i.p.o.s. but there's one bubble that's, perhaps, bigger than the rest. bitcoin, the value of the currency has climbed 80-fold this year alone, trading under $900. it's gotten so big that it has a jesus. said that right. a jesus. roger, c.e.o. of memory dealers, a.k.a. bitcoin jesus, joins us right now have i i can't skype. the show.come to we want to know, how did you so-called messiah of crypto currenc
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